Apply to the National Trade Corridors Fund – Continuous call: Eligibility

The Continuous Call closed on December 9, 2021

Transport Canada is no longer accepting applications under this call. All project proposals received prior to December 9, 2021 will be evaluated under the specific criteria of the Continuous Call and results will be communicated to the applicants.


The following applicant types are invited to submit to the continuous call for proposals:

  • provinces and territories, municipalities and local, regional, provincial and territorial entities
  • Indigenous governments, tribal councils and other forms of regional government, national or regional Indigenous organizations or development corporations
  • public sector organizations
  • federal crown corporations or agencies
  • not-for-profit and for-profit private sector organizations
  • Canada port authorities
  • National Airport Systems airport authorities
  • universities and colleges

Eligible projects

Funding is available to:

  • prepare (for example, plan, demolish, prepare site), construct, rehabilitate and improve infrastructure assets related to transportation, such as:
    • infrastructure along corridors that involve more than one mode of transportation (for example, highways, bridges, interchanges, airports, ports, rail yards, facilities, access roads), including those that provide access to border crossing facilities, and that make the best use of the overall transportation system to support international trade
    • grade separations that provide more efficient and safer road and rail interaction
  • studies (feasibility, environmental, planning and integration), including computer and simulation modelling, to guide the development of infrastructure projects and technology applications
  • acquire and install technologies and equipment that advance and support the efficient movement of goods to international markets and help integrate transportation modes in Canada’s trade corridors (for example, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and radio frequency or optical identification readers)